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Titus: GOP Plan to Gut EPA Funding Threatens Local, National Security

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June 25, 2015 Today Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District took to the House Floor to call on Congress to oppose the budget cuts forcing the removal of the EPA mobile field lab from Las Vegas. Below are her remarks: “Thank you and I thank the Ranking Member for yielding me the time. “My Republicans colleagues have made no secret about the fact that they want to strangle the EPA and un...

Titus Recognizes World Tourism Day

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September 27, 2013 Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District spoke on the House floor today to recognize World Tourism Day and celebrate this year’s theme, “Tourism and Water.” Below are her remarks: “Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize World Tourism Day. This year’s theme is ‘Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future’ and I join with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Author...

Titus Speaks in Support of Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act

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July 22, 2013 Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District today spoke on the House floor in support of the Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act, H.R. 697. This bipartisan legislation would establish a public-private partnership to address the remediation of more than 1,200 acres of former mining and industrial lands for future economic development opportunities. The Act was pass...

Titus Raises Concerns on DOE’s Nuclear Waste Plan on the House floor

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July 10, 2013 Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District spoke on the House floor today on the Department of Energy’s plan to transport and store dangerous radioactive waste at the Nevada Nuclear Security Site. Below are her remarks as prepared for delivery: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, I rise today to speak regarding a serious issue affecting my constituents that I have been investigating s...

Titus: "Republican Budget Undermines the Success of Renewable Energy Projects"

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March 19, 2013 Today Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District spoke in opposition to the House Republican Budget’s attack on a clean energy project located in Nevada. Below are her remarks: "Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to the Republican budget proposal being debated this week, and in particular, to the unfair and inaccurate attack on a clean energy company located in my home...